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Precautionary Boil Water Notice from Chestnut Hill Street from Harrel Avenue South to Highway 77

Washington County News

Due to a water main break within your area the City of Chipley has issued a “Precautionary Boil Water Notice" for all residents on Chestnut Hill Street from Harrell Avenue south to Highway 77.

This notice began at 1:15 p.m. Friday, September 18.

This is only a precautionary measure being done until we can positively assure our customers that the water is safe. The City of Chipley apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause and will be making every effort to return your water service to normal operation as soon as possible.

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THEREFORE, AS A PRECAUTION, WE ADVISE THAT ALL WATER USED FOR DRINKING, COOKING, MAKING ICE, BRUSHING TEETH OR WASHING DISHES BE BOILED. A ROLLING BOIL OF ONE MINUTE IS SUFFICENT. AS AN ALTERNATIVE BOTTLED WATER MAY BE USED.

THE WATER SYSTEM WILL BE COLLECTING SAMPLES IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE

REPAIRS ARE MADE TO MAKE SURE NO CONTAMINANTS ENTERED THE SYSTEM DURING THE TIME THE WORK WAS BEING COMPLETED. THIS PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL THE BACTERIOLOGICAL SURVEY SHOWS THAT THE WATER IS SAFE TO DRINK.

YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED BY AN ORANGE DOORKNOCKER WHEN THIS “PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE” HAS BEEN LIFTED.

If you have any questions, please call the Public Works Department at 850-638-6346.